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B. Business & Organizational Collection

 Classification
Identifier: B
The Business and Organizational Collection provides insight into regional commercial and non-profit activities. Church registers, doctors ledgers, scrapbooks from various clubs and organizations, and business records from companies such as Mahdeen Hair Tonic, Minton & Minton Lawyers, and Rusk General Store are among some of the collections. A variety of organizations have donated records including the East Texas Historical Association, Texas State Genealogical Society, Four Seasons Garden Club, Center Woman's Reading Club and the Nacogdoches Rotary Club. These collections document the social, cultural and economic history of East Texas from European colonialism to the present day and provide a view into southern culture and life.

Found in 140 Collections and/or Records:

Army Administration School: Women's Army Corps Scrapbooks

 Collection
Identifier: B-0029
Scope and Contents The collection consists of two volumes of large scrapbooks (about 27 x 18) entitled "WAAC Branch Number 1, Army Administration School, Nacogdoches, Texas, Volume 1" and "WAC Branch Number 1, Army Administration School, Nacogdoches, Texas, Volume 2." The scrapbooks are organized in near date order. Volume 1 spans Feb. 5, 1943 - Aug. 30, 1943 while Volume 2 covers Sept., 1943 - Feb. 10, 1944. Information about each class is usually presented together. The scrapbooks contain graduation programs of...

Baker Printing Company Records

 Collection
Identifier: B-0045
Scope and Contents The collection consists of job work records and printing samples, mostly yearbooks and programs of various East Texas religious, civic, and cultural organizations. Some particularly interesting items include: The collection includes two phone directories for Nacogdoches in 1919 and 1920. These directories can be used to determine which individuals and businesses used telephones in Nacogdoches and also how far telephone services reached out into the rural...

Beckville Church Register

 Collection
Identifier: B-0107
Scope and Contents Register of names and when they were received by the Beckville Church (Panola County), 1857-1899, 1903-1906, pastors, 1885-1898, deaths 1889-1891, baptisms 1889-1890, 1906, and marriages 1888-1890. Includes register of members of Ebenezar Church, 1903-1904, Mt. Pisgah Church, 1903-1904, Rehobeth Church, 1904-1906, Allison's Chapel (Panola County), 1903-1906

Bexar Archives Records

 Collection
Identifier: B-0041
Scope and Contents Original documents on microfilm (in Spanish) and typescript translations (English) reporting trials of smugglers highwaymen, thieves, traitors, murderers, foreigners, deserters, and others who failed to comply with Spanish and Mexican laws give the reader an eyewitness view of the judicial procedure and the everyday life in Texas over a century ago. Royal orders, official and personal letters from officers, enlisted men, and civilians present a vivid picture of the administrative and financial...

Bondies, Rohte and Co. Collection

 Collection
Identifier: B-0096
Scope and Contents This ledger book has accounts of customers and shows the prices of vinegar, boots, shirts, cloth, coffee, hats, buttons, whiskey, tobacco, flour, tin buckets, and other items.

Boosters Club, Nacogdoches, Texas Records

 Collection
Identifier: B-0031
Arrangement Organized in two parts to reflect distinct processing efforts. Part 1 consists of the original gift materials (1933) as well as three addendums (1983, 1984, 1995). Arranged in 4 series across 16 clamshell boxes. The series are as follows: 1. Administration: 11 boxes and 65 folders. 2. Correspondence: 3 boxes and 57 folders. 3. Publicity: 11 folders 4. Finances: 17 folders Part 2 consists of the latest two addendums (2007, 2012) to the collection. It is arranged in 6 series (organized to...

Brileytown Baptist Church Records

 Collection
Identifier: B-0133
Scope and Contents Consists of six ledgers of meeting minutes, one ledger of church membership and one cash ledger.

Brown and Dixon Company Records

 Collection
Identifier: B-0070
Scope and Contents This collection consists of cash books and ledgers of the Brown & Dixon company.

Carthage, Texas Store Account Book

 Collection
Identifier: B-0076
Scope and Contents Store account book from Carthage, Panola County, Texas showing customers and their purchases from 1859-1865.

Cartwright Journals

 Collection
Identifier: B-0104
Scope and Contents The collection is filled with accounting ledger, personal information and a few diary entries. About half the ledgers are accounts both settled and unsettled. There are also ledgers that contain orders that had yet to be filled. James Cartwright chronicled business matters in his ledgers.